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True Triode Horn System

I love your esoteric line-up of gear. Your cdp really is unique, as well as your speakers. Very fine system indeed. I'd like to hear something this fine and unique someday.I'm curious, are tho...

View comment by mjcmt about 2 hours ago

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Life is too short...More Music!!!

Long overdue update to the system components list above and a couple of new photos; some older photos still remain showing Isotek equipment which has now moved up and is replaced with SHUNYATA TRIT...

View comment by zephyr24069 about 2 hours ago

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Primary System

Hi robforst1,Thanks for visiting my system thread.  You're absoliutely right...analog tapes are expensive and then, there's the matter of -- provenance!  I've been lo...

View comment by c1ferrari about 3 hours ago

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Primary System

Hi shadorne -- thanks!  I'm starting to get things dialed-in with test gear (Rohde & Schwarz) and my own recordings of acoustic instruments (baby grand piano, acoustic guitar, percussion, etc.)...

View comment by c1ferrari about 3 hours ago

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B&W 801 - MC-7270

Beautiful room and system. Just my style!

View comment by whiznant about 4 hours ago

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Desert Blend

Thanks for the kind words and glad you enjoyed the story.  I don't see enough journey stories, mostly it's people reviewing components which really doesn't give a true insight into the hobby and wh...

View comment by bar81 about 13 hours ago

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Jazz-n-Blues

Nice room!

View comment by robforst1 about 23 hours ago

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Benchmark Harbeth

I concur with your findings. If you have the right speaker then everything sounds great and differences between DACs don’t matter that much. That said I find Benchmark to be the best I have heard e...

View comment by shadorne 1 day ago

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Benchmark Harbeth

No wonder I was getting no thread updates - haven't been around much and forgot to update my email address. Lol.BTW, I'm about 160km North of Melbourne. FWIW I've had a num...

View comment by tobes 1 day ago

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robert_wakeling's System

Those amps are insane.I never saw anything remotely close to that design. Probably the most bad ass amps I've ever seen.

View comment by devilboy 3 days ago

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Tannoy & Rogue in an old loft apartment

I see you are a fan of RCA long black plate 12AX7 from the 50’s.Have you found anything better/similar in your tube rolling experiments?

View comment by shadorne 3 days ago

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Tannoy & Rogue in an old loft apartment

Wow. I just love the Art Deco look. Stunning gear! Surely you are done for now?

View comment by shadorne 3 days ago

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Desert Blend

I enjoyed reading your long and now satisfactory audio road.  I can share your feeling and anxieties. Very well written. Thank you.

View comment by mtakeda 3 days ago

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Omar's Family Room 2-Channel

I replaced the Acurus with Odyssey amps, and, as my birrest upgrade ever, Magico A3’s are on the way. Next I’m thinking Primaluna or Pass for a preamp upgrade. Thoughts?

View comment by omarghaffar 3 days ago

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My stereo

Thanks Jim. My Dragon should be back from the shop this month.

View comment by blueranger 3 days ago

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Small Room, Big Sound

Thanks @lak -- much appreciatedUpdates today include the Taiko powe...

View comment by folkfreak 3 days ago

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Desert Blend

Thanks.  That's just kind of how it came out.  I know a lot of people deride MIT Cables because of the "boxes" but they've always sounded right to me.  Not that I've heard even the majority of the ...

View comment by bar81 3 days ago

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Benchmark Harbeth

I will be in Melbourne in the next year or two - is that close to you?

View comment by shadorne 3 days ago

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Benchmark Harbeth

Thanks.I don't have any immediate plans to change anything.I'd love to be able to stretch to the Harbeth m40.2's - but they're super expensive in Australia at 5-6 times more than I ...

View comment by tobes 3 days ago

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Benchmark Harbeth

Wow. What a fantastic setup. I would buy your entire setup in a heartbeat and never need to change anything. The HPA 4 has technically the best analog volume control I know of. I would love to hear...

View comment by shadorne 4 days ago

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